Bug 64972 - sshd: fatal: buffer_get: trying to get more bytes than in buffer
sshd: fatal: buffer_get: trying to get more bytes than in buffer
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: openssh (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-05-15 05:55 EDT by Lars Noodin
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-04 11:36:52 EST
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Description Lars Noodin 2002-05-15 05:55:42 EDT
sshd: fatal: buffer_get: trying to get more bytes than in buffer  
  
Description of Problem:  
  
      There might be something wrong with the client.  I get the syslog error   
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      "sshd: fatal: buffer_get: trying to get more bytes 129 than in buffer  
34"   
  
       when trying to connect to a remote opensshd 3.0 on a Debian machine.    
       The syslog error tryint to the local redhat 7.3 i386 machine--  
  
     "sshd[1995]: Failed keyboard-interactive for xxxx from  
xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx port 1446 ssh2"  
  
	Only a pain in the ass.  A work-around is to install SSH from  
www.ssh.com.  The RedHat I have is from the Valhalla ISOs on a PII 333 MHz.  
  
  
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):  
	Valhalla ISO -- english  
  
How Reproducible:  
    Every time.  
  
Steps to Reproduce:  
1.Install RedHat 7.3 for x86  
2.Run ssh client  
3.Try to connect to another OpenSSH server  
  
Actual Results:  
       Cannot connect to the sshd server.  See error messages above.  
  
  
  
Expected Results:  
	 Should have connected and opened shell.  
  
Additional Information:  
	Only a pain in the ass.  A work-around is to install  
	SSH from www.ssh.com.   
	The RedHat I have is from the Valhalla ISOs on a PII 333 MHz.
Comment 1 Todd Tyree 2004-01-15 04:18:39 EST
Remove the public key in question from ~/.ssh/[your authorized key 
file]. 

Scp id_(rsa|dsa|whatever).pub to the target box.

cat id_(rsa|dsa|whatever).pub >> ~/.ssh/[your authorized key file]

This happens when linebreaks get transparently added to the 
authorized key files (as when you cut and paste between two different 
windows x-term emulators). 
Comment 2 Ralf Hauser 2005-09-12 11:33:35 EDT
let's try to be a little bit proactive here: Wouldn't a more telling error
message be helpful?

See http://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1084

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